On Tuesday (1st September), the hosts England will face the visiting side Pakistan in third and final match of the three-match T20I series. The hosts are currently leading this series by 1-0 as Pakistan must have to win this last match of this English tour to save this away T20I series, while the hosts only have to avoid the defeat to win this series.
The first T20I of this series had no result due to the rain interruption during the first innings. On the other hand, England won the second T20I of this series by five wickets.
England vs Pakistan 2020, 3rd T20I: Match Details
The third and final match of the T20I series between England and Pakistan will be played at Old Trafford (Manchester) on Tuesday (1st September) evening. This match has been scheduled to begin at 18:00 local time (22:30 IST).
England vs Pakistan 2020, 3rd T20I: Pitch Report
Old Trafford (Manchester) will host this match. While this venue also hosted the first and second T20Is of this series, Pakistan bowlers impressed in the first game but the batsmen dominated in the second game as the hosts chased down the target of 196 runs. Also, in overall T20Is at this venue, the chasing sides mostly enjoy.
Average first innings total at this venue (only completed T20I innings): 159
T20I Match results at this venue (only complete matches): 1st Batting team won – 1; 2nd Batting team won – 5.
England vs Pakistan 2020, 3rd T20I: Weather Forecast
It will be an evening match. The weather forecast is claiming that the rain is likely to stay away at Old Trafford in entire Tuesday (1st September) as we can experience another full T20I match.
England vs Pakistan 2020, 3rd T20I: Full Squad
England: Tom Banton, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan (C), Sam Billings, Lewis Gregory, David Willey, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Chris Jordan, Saqib Mahmood, Joe Denly, Tom Curran.
Pakistan: Babar Azam (C), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Rizwan, Iftikar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hasnain, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Khushdil Shah, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi
England vs Pakistan 2020, 3rd T20I: Injury & Availability Update
England: There is no official report of fresh injuries or unavailability of this side.
Pakistan: The left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir is likely to miss this match due to hamstring injury.
England vs Pakistan 2020, 3rd T20I: Predicted Playing XI
England: Tom Banton, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan (C), Sam Billings, Lewis Gregory, David Willey, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Chris Jordan and Saqib Mahmood
Pakistan: Babar Azam (C), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Iftikar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Hasnain and Haris Rauf
England vs Pakistan 2020, 3rd T20I: Dream 11, Fantasy Tips
In the second game of this series, opener Jonny Bairstow scored 44 runs (24 balls) while Dawid Malan‘s 54 not out off 36 balls and skipper Eoin Morgan‘s 66 runs off 33 balls also helped the hosts to chase down 196 runs target. In this series opener, another opener Tom Banton scored 71 runs.
The right-arm pacer Chris Jordan and the leg-spinner Adil Rashid are the consistent performers in this format.
In the last game of this series, captain Babar Azam scored 56 runs off 44 balls while the experienced cricketer Mohammad Hafeez played the 69 runs knock off 36 balls. Also, another opener Fakhar Zaman scored 36 runs in that game.
Leg-spinner Shadab Khan is the leading wicket-taker in this series with five wickets. Left-arm spinner Imad Wasim is another consistent bowler in this side.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection
Captain: Eoin Morgan, Babar Azam, Jonny Bairstow
Vice-captain: Mohammad Hafeez, Shadab Khan, Dawid Malan
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket
Wicket-keeper(s) – Jonny Bairstow
Batsmen – Mohammad Hafeez (vc), Babar Azam, Eoin Morgan (C), Dawid Malan, Tom Banton
All-Rounder(s) – Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan
Bowlers – Adil Rashid, Chris Jordan, Saqib Mahmood
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket
Wicket-keeper(s) – Mohammad Rizwan, Jonny Bairstow (vc)
Batsmen – Mohammad Hafeez, Babar Azam (C), Eoin Morgan, Dawid Malan, Tom Banton
All-Rounder(s) – Shadab Khan
Bowlers – Haris Rauf, Adil Rashid, Chris Jordan
England vs Pakistan 2020, 3rd T20I: Live Streaming Details
In India, Sony Ten network will broadcast live this second match of this T20I series from 22:30 IST. This match will also stream live on the Sony Liv app.
Cricket Addictor website will also bring up the live commentary of this match.